Tag: 2017

Over the Top: Special-Interest Lobbyists Spend $90.8M in 2017

The two biggest spenders of special-interest groups lobbying on issues affecting New Jersey residents this past year surprisingly were focused on the same number: $300 million, but for different reasons. Click to expand/close Both Public Service Enterprise Group, the giant Read More

Lance takes New Jersey’s property tax prepayment case to the IRS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Leonard Lance (NJ-07) isn’t giving up on finding a way for New Jerseyans to deduct those property tax prepayments that they scrambled to make late last year. Lance and his Democrat colleague, Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Read More

POLL: What was the top N.J. political story of 2017?

2017 is nearly over and done, Save Jerseyans, and it’s certainly been one of the more eventful political years in recent memory. Seedy scandals, legislative dramas, and plenty of high stakes electoral action… Just another year in the life of Read More

Middletown Township Reduces Spending and Property Taxes In 2017 Budget

The Middletown Township Committee will introduce a budget on Monday night that reduces Township spending by $161,459 and reduces the municipal tax rate by 3.49% “We’ve taken a fine tooth comb to this budget in order to develop a spending Read More

SNL’s Piscopo teases “2017 is our time” ahead of anticipated campaign to succeed Christie

It’s probably appropriate that my first post of 2017 is about a celebrity’s political aspirations, Save Jerseyans, aspirations which I told you were no laughing matter back in November. Welcome to the age of Trump! Throw out your rule books Read More